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Ecotours de Mexico

#13 of 162 Outdoor Activities in Puerto Vallarta Features Animals
Proa s/n local 20 | Condominio Marina del Rey, Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48335, Mexico
+52 322 209 2195
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Hidden beach

The tour was great Cristina the guide and the captain of the boat done great job . We enjoyed the... read more

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Birding Tour - Excellent

We did a birding tour outside of Puerto Vallarta on June 30, 2017. This was an excellent tour with... read more

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Ecotours Mexico is a small, family owned and operated Eco- Travel and Adventure Tour company that started operating in 1991, which makes them pioneers among the eco- tour operators in the country, we are also founding members of the Mexican Association of Adventure Travel and Eco-tourism (AMTAVE).We have led tours for international associations such as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the American Museum of Natural History in N.Y; the Saint Louis Zoo, and the National Wildlife Federation.At Ecotours de Mexico, we offer a different option for people who are interested in having a new and unique experience, who want to learn about the places they visit and are concerned about nature and conservationIn order to provide this, we have a great team of guides, mainly expert biologists and naturalists with a huge passion for nature. Our goal is to offer personal and professional attention on every one of our Eco- tours.Our tours are run based on the premise that you can't love that which you don't know, and we truly hope that after traveling with us you'll definitely share in our knowledge and our love for nature.Ecotours & ConservationBeing an authentic eco- tourism company, we have our own ongoing Humpback Whale research project since 1996. We are founder members of Ecologia y Conservacion de Ballenas (Ecology & Conservation of Whales) a NGO dedicated to research, conservation and protection of our oceans with main focus on Humbpack Whales. We have collaborate on the photo-identification project on the Humpback Whales and we are part of the Banderas Bay Humpback Whale Disentanglement Network. Ecotours is also involved in the Sea Turtle conservation program. We have been working as volunteers at different turtle camps in Michoacan and Oaxaca since 1990, and since 1998, we have been making donations and funding scholarships for the volunteers working at the main Turtle Camp in Banderas Bay. In 2010 we started actively supporting the conservation project of military macaws in the Sierra MadreWe believe education to be of outmost importance, and our staff frequently takes part in seminars at schools and universities in the area. We have also been invited to speak at several local, national and international tourism and eco- tourism conventions.
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Proa s/n local 20 | Condominio Marina del Rey, Marina Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta 48335, Mexico
+52 322 209 2195

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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was great Cristina the guide and the captain of the boat done great job . We enjoyed the tour very much .

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a birding tour outside of Puerto Vallarta on June 30, 2017. This was an excellent tour with an excellent guide Fernando. We are novice at-home/backyard birdwatchers but the tour would be equally valuable and interesting for experienced birdwatchers. Fernando was exceptionally knowledgeable and...More

Thank Jill-Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had hiking and snorkelling tour. The hiking is very challenging but we had the best tour guide, her name is Cristina, she is very nice, accomodating, gave us enough time to catch our breath. Even my 7 year old had fun and completed the...More

Thank 622maricel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Christine was great at explaining the history of the islands and the types of fish/birds we saw. We were lucky enough to get into the hidden beach and got some great views. Can't wait to visit and go again!

Thank Shannon V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did a morning bird watching tour in June, 2017. We first visited an area of farmer's fields, then a dry riverbed area and finally a coastal area. This was my first actual birding tour, and we counted 58 different species. The guide, Fernando, is...More

Thank Jody A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We joined the Marietas Islands - Snorkeling and Sea Birds tour. My main goal of joining this tour was for the Hidden Beach, though we certainly were looking forward to the snorkeling and learning about the sea birds. Fernando took good care of me and...More

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the trip very last min, the price is good, and they provide excellent tour. Both the Captain and the Tourguide are locals and have great knowledge about the ocean. Best trip ever.. friendly, respectful, caring and great service. They provide you the gears...More

Thank Judie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Las Mariettas. Fernando and Raul were great tour guides. Fernando has a masters in marine biology and knows all the species of birds and marine animals we encountered. We had a rare siting of a couple of Dwarf...More

Thank Franck E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were a small group of three plus the guide and captain. Snorkeling gear, a life vest and fins were provided. We were given a lite snack of a sandwich, fruit, chocolate candy bar, water and juice. We saw wild dolphins, Los Arcos and the...More

Thank MultiverseExplorer
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Ferando made our birding tours to Sierra Madre Highland Birds and Tuito , and Birding in Sierra Del Vallejo a lifetime memory to be cherished. Fernado is extremely knowledgeable with a quick I to see the birds and adept at distinguishing their calls. Additionally Fernando...More

Thank Robert R
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14 March 2017|
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Response from ECOTOURS VALLAR... E | Property representative |
Hola Charlotte; Due the restricction for the hidden beach we always try to get some spot for our clients. Only is authorized to be 10 minutes inside, is not recomendad for kid under 10 years old and more than 65 years old... More
10 January 2017|
Response from ECOTOURS VALLAR... E | Property representative |
Hello! Sorry, we are not able to offer the sea turtle camp at the end of the season because we don`t have hatchling to release, Best regards Ecotours de Mèxico staff
22 November 2015|
Response from ECOTOURS VALLAR... E | Property representative |
Excuseme, which hotel are you looking for ?